Banks are generally open from Monday to Friday from 08.30 a.m. to 01.30 p.m. and from 03.30 p.m. to 04.30 p.m.; some have no lunch break.
According to each area, post offices are open from Monday to Friday from 08.20 a.m. to 07.05 p.m., on Saturday from 08.20 a.m. to 01.35 p.m., closed on Sunday (for example the post office in via Cordusio 4 in the City Center), or only in the morning from Monday to Saturday from 08.20 a.m. to 01.35 p.m. (for example the post office at the Stazione Centrale inside the train station).
Shops in the city centre and in shopping streets are generally open from 09.30/10.00 a.m. to 08.00/09.00 p.m. 7 days a week. In other areas, they are closed for lunch break and on holidays.
Shopping centres and department stores have prolonged opening times.